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June 29, 2017 4:17 pm

Hamas Official: Trump Administration Seeking to Establish ‘Palestinian Entity,’ Not an ‘Independent State’

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Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzouk. Photo: Nicoleon via Wikimedia Commons.

The US is seeking to establish a “Palestinian entity,” not an “independent state,” a top Hamas official claimed this week, the Hebrew news site nrg reported.

Furthermore, Moussa Abu Marzouk — the deputy chairman of the Hamas political bureau — asserted that the Trump administration’s nascent Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative was meant to “serve Jewish interests.”

“American policy is pushing for the implementation of a confederation plan with Jordan and Egypt,” Marzouk tweeted.

Marzouk’s statements came a week after top Trump administration officials Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt met with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.

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That meeting, nrg said, left PA officials pessimistic, feeling that the Trump administration was biased in favor of Israel.

Abbas — according to PA officials quoted by nrg — tried to raise issues such as borders and refugees, while the American officials were focused on the PA’s payments to terrorists and their families and its incitement against Israel.

No understandings were reached and the discussion reached a dead end, nrg reported.

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  • robert Davis

    Considering the fact at San Remo and Sevres Treaty Palestine was given to Jews along with 22 states to arabs which accepted them and thereby recognized Palestine as a Jewish State which means a DOUBLY international law confirmation it’s the arabs who occupy Palestine in particular Wester Palestine and arabs are terrorists by all int’l law standards. Israel should expel them to jordan and stop arguing.

  • WB93

    Another slice of the political salami, implemented by Arafat – eventually leading to ‘Golden Age” dhimmitude.

    They ultimately want a Judenrein Middle East (according to their often-stated beliefs and intentions).

    Fabian Jihad method… slowly, slowly (as they say). Boiling frogs, and so forth.

  • TAE54

    I hope this is true! If so, the ship is turning, slowly, in the right direction. Not everything we want yet, but big changes don’t happen overnight.

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